A tractor trailer collided with a passenger van in Monroe Twp., N.J., on Friday, March 30, injuring two people in the van. According to nj.com, the tractor trailer was traveling east on Foresgate Drive and made a left turn onto Applegarth Road when it was struck by the van. The driver of the van suffered injuries and was taken by ambulance to a nearby medical facility, while a passenger was seriously injured and airlifted to a hospital. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the accident.
TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in truck accidents involving large trucks and other vehicles, 98% of the fatalities occur to the people in the passenger vehicles.